July 17th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Wildfires in California are prompting utility companies to shut down portions of the grid during times of high risk. That is giving a boost to renewable energy and storage companies like Tesla, Sunrun, and Bloom Energy.
May 3rd, 2018 | by John Farrell
Drawing on the latest national data available on new electricity sources, 2017 may have brought more sluggish gains in total new power plant capacity to the US than it had the year before, but it also brought another, more positive outcome: a notable surge in the nation’s distributed solar generation.
November 4th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on San Diego Loves Green by Roy L. Hales Edited by author on 7/11/2013 On page 4 of [&hellip
April 16th, 2013 | by John Farrell
This post originally appeared on ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States blog. Just north of Delavan, Wisconsin, is Dan Osborne’s nursery farm. Where [&hellip
September 8th, 2011 | by John Farrell
While technology has helped change the economics of electricity production (in favor of renewables and distributed generation), this new dynamic can as easily be controlled by the incumbent utilities as the old paradigm of centralized fossil fuel power generation
June 28th, 2011 | by John Farrell
The solution to the variability of wind power is more wind
July 31st, 2010 | by Susan Kraemer
Solyndra was the very first of the renewable energy companies funded through the (newly renewable energy-friendly) Department of Energy under [&hellip